sav

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See also: Sav., sáv, säv, and šav

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of saveloy.

Noun[edit]

sav ‎(plural savs)

  1. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, informal) A saveloy.
    • 1982, Ronald Hugh Morrieson, NZ, Predicament, The Dunmore Press, page 68,
      “Well, I don′t know what you′ll think. I′m only saying this to show what you′ve all done for me, but last Christmas dinner I had cold savs.”
      There was silence and then Mervyn added with a break in his voice, “Saveloys. []
    • 2007, Gilda O'Neill, Rough Justice, William Heinemann, UK, page 397,
      ‘Your turn today, Lil,’ he said. ‘Fish and chips for me. No, wait, I′ll have savs, faggots and pease pudding.’
    • 2008, Deborah Penrith, Live & Work in Australia, Crimson Publishing, UK, page 176,
      The menu of the average fish and chip shop will also offer [] battered savs/Pluto pups (these are basically saveloy sausages with a fried batter on a stick, dipped in tomato ketchup) as well as a choice of homemade marinated pickles.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening of savage.

Adjective[edit]

sav ‎(comparative more sav, superlative most sav)

  1. (Britain, slang, informal) Short for savage (unpleasant or unfair).

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sǫg.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsæˀv/, [ˈsæːˀʊ̯]

Noun[edit]

sav c (singular definite saven, plural indefinite save)

  1. a saw (cutting tool with a toothed blade)

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsavˀ/, [ˈsaʊ̯ˀ]

Verb[edit]

sav

  1. imperative of save

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Partly from the adjective savanyú ‎(sour), partly the old adjectival form of the noun ‎(salt): savas, or possessive: sava.

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Noun[edit]

sav ‎(plural savak)

  1. acid

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative sav savak
accusative savat savakat
dative savnak savaknak
instrumental savval savakkal
causal-final savért savakért
translative savvá savakká
terminative savig savakig
essive-formal savként savakként
essive-modal
inessive savban savakban
superessive savon savakon
adessive savnál savaknál
illative savba savakba
sublative savra savakra
allative savhoz savakhoz
elative savból savakból
delative savról savakról
ablative savtól savaktól
Possessive forms of sav
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. savam savaim
2nd person sing. savad savaid
3rd person sing. sava savai
1st person plural savunk savaink
2nd person plural savatok savaitok
3rd person plural savuk savaik

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Rafsi[edit]

sav

  1. rafsi of savru.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Metathesized from earlier vas, from Proto-Slavic *vьśь.

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Adjective[edit]

sȁv ‎(Cyrillic spelling са̏в)

  1. all, complete, whole
    sav sv(ij)et‎ ― the whole world
    svi ljudi‎ ― all the people
    svo radništvo‎ ― the whole working class
    sve vr(ij)eme‎ ― all the time
    svom snagom/silom‎ ― with all one's force
  2. (pronominally, in masculine plural) everybody, everyone, all
    svi su došli na zabavu‎ ― everyone came to the party
    svima ideš na živce!‎ ― you're getting on everyone's nerves!
    svi za jednog, jedan za sve‎ ― all for one, one for all
  3. (pronominally, in neuter singular) everything, all
    sve si pojeo‎ ― you ate everything
    dosta mi je svega!‎ ― I'm fed up with everything
    to je sve‎ ― that's all
    sve u sve(mu)‎ ― all in all
    sve(mu) si ti kriv‎ ― you are to blame for everything
    ni za sve na sv(ij)etu‎ ― for nothing in the world
    pr(ij)e svega‎ ― above all
    uz(a) sve to‎ ― in addition to all that
    sve najbolje!‎ ― all the best!
  4. (pronominally, as an intensifier) all, completely
    sav sam mokar‎ ― I'm completely wet
    sve tamo do mora‎ ― all the way to the sea

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References[edit]

  • sav” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sav c

  1. sap (juice in plants)

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic sav, from Proto-Turkic.

Noun[edit]

sav ‎(definite accusative savı, plural savlar)

  1. argument, thesis, allegation, claim